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2bsd-vi

May 26, 2018

The original vi editor, updated to run on modern OSes

This is the original BSD ex/vi, updated to build and run on modern Unix systems. Compared to most of its many clones, the original vi is a rather small program ~120 KB code on i386 just with its extremely powerful editing interface, but lacking fancy features like multiple undo, multiple screens or syntax highlighting. In other words, it is a typical Unix program that does exactly what it should and nothing more. I intend to preserve this style in maintaining my port, except for changes to achieve POSIX.2 standards compliance, features in the SVR4 versions of vi, and, of course, bug fixes.

WWW http//ex-vi.sourceforge.net/